A condition marked by high levels of thyroid hormone in the blood that cause weakness in the muscles is called Thyrotoxic Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis. Breathing difficulties, speaking difficulties, swallowing difficulties, changes in vision and paralysis are some of the symptoms of this disorder. Injecting potassium in the blood, following a diet with reduced carbohydrates and salt are commonly adopted treatments for this disorder. Complications such as irregular heart rhythms and muscle weakness can arise in affected patients.
HOW IS THYROID DISORDERS DIAGNOSED?
Heart indolence is a common symptom of this disorder.